Fire up your narghile
(hookah, shisha) and settle back for some compelling arabic melodies and rhythms, performed by Kaazim Zareb, by profession a bellydance accompanist, who in this creative departure brings a jazzy improvisational flavor to mellow arabic art music. These tracks were produced and/or remixed by Thomas Park of Mystified
and C.P. McDill of Webbed Hand Records. These tracks blend elements of traditional Middle Eastern musical idioms with contemporary electronica mixing style.
02 In Depths
04 Tareeq Sahraawee
05 Samai Nahawand
06 Zahaab wa Eeyab
07 Naseet (Yatzakkar dub)
09 Samai Nahawand (remix)
Recorded by Kaazim Zareb
Tracks 1, 6, 7-9 produced by T. Park
Tracks 2-5, 10 produced by CP McDill
"Samai Nahawand" composed by Ruhi al-Khammash,
transcribed by Issa Boulos.
Michael Fair performed in "Tareeq Sahraawee."
"In Depths" composed by Al Cutillo
(Note: Kaazim Z has been trying to reach Al Cutillo. If you are him or know him, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org).
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June 12, 2005
one can imagine the caravan moving over the dunes, rolling through the heat of the dusk. The sweat drips down, the flute rolls you back up like an ocean. One just might have to strip down and do some belly dancing after this one!